Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
A Place Called Home N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 654,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 233,292

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Minds Matter CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Roudenbush Community Center Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jeremiah's Promise CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 280,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 233,292

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13280 records found.